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May 23, 2023

In this episode Phil answers the following questions submitted by you, the listeners;

- Is there room for introverts in facilitation?

- How do you stay genuine in a "performancy" profession?

- What is your favorite icebreaker question?

- Best closing to a single day program?

- Most under-appreciated facilitator skill?


May 16, 2023

Have you ever jumped into a role with limited experience and had to learn fast?

In this episode, Mike Nelson, formally of Camp Wicosuta, joins Phil and Lisa to discuss;

  • Why summer camp?
  • How he embraced learning and demonstrated humility in the new role
  • What he wished he had known and questions to ask when running an...

May 9, 2023

Reflecting is often the part of the facilitation process that can seem the most daunting and challenging. How do you draw the learning from the experiences you create?

In this episode, Phil details the activities and lessons he taught during a recent workshop he led titled "Reflecting Skills and Methods".

  • The golden...

May 2, 2023

Professional Hockey teams and High 5 have an interesting connection dating back to the 2010-2011 season when we first worked with the Boston Bruins. That season, they went on to win the Stanley Cup!

Since then we have had the privilege to work with the following hockey teams;

  • Mannheim Eagles (a team based in...

Apr 25, 2023

Kyra Richardson (High 5 Trainer) and Ryan McCormick (Edge of Leadership) sit down together to discuss;

  • Creating structure out of unstructured time
  • Crafting opportunities to develop conversation skills
  • Methods that can help conversations start
  • Reflection that doesn't feel forced

Learn more about High 5's Edge of...